Primary Human Herpesvirus 6 Infection in an Adult

David J. Morris, Anne L. Appleton, Lisbet Sviland, C. A. Schmidt, F. F. Wilborn, W. Siegert, Richard Cone, Lawrence Corey, Robert Hackman, Koichi Akashi, Yoshito Eizuru, Yoshiaki Sumiyoshi

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To the Editor: Akashi et al. (July 15 issue)1 reported seroconversion to human herpesvirus 6 (HHV-6) positivity in a patient with an infectious mononucleosis-like syndrome, and Cone et al. (July 15 issue)2 detected high levels of HHV-6 genome in the lungs of recipients of bone marrow transplants who had idiopathic pneumonitis. In neither instance did the data prove that the virus caused the disease being studied. In the first report, the observations could have reflected recurrent HHV-6 infection coincident with signs and symptoms unrelated to the virus1,3. The authors interpreted the serologic findings (IgG seroconversion with no IgM…

元の言語英語
ページ(範囲)1817-1819
ページ数3
ジャーナルNew England Journal of Medicine
329
発行部数24
DOI
出版物ステータス出版済み - 12 9 1993

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  • Medicine(all)

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    Morris, D. J., Appleton, A. L., Sviland, L., Schmidt, C. A., Wilborn, F. F., Siegert, W., Cone, R., Corey, L., Hackman, R., Akashi, K., Eizuru, Y., & Sumiyoshi, Y. (1993). Primary Human Herpesvirus 6 Infection in an Adult. New England Journal of Medicine, 329(24), 1817-1819. https://doi.org/10.1056/NEJM199312093292416